algophobia


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algophobia

 [al″go-fo´be-ah]
irrational dread of pain.

al·go·pho·bi·a

(al-gō-fō'bē-ă),
Abnormal fear of pain; sensitivity may lead to algophobia, depending on the psychological makeup of the person, but sensitivity to pain could be on other than psychological grounds.
[algo- + G. phobos, fear]

algophobia

/al·go·pho·bia/ (-fo´be-ah) irrational fear of pain.

algophobia

(ăl′gə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of pain.

al′go·phobe′ n.
al′go·pho′bic adj.

algophobia

Etymology: Gk, algos, pain, phobos, fear
an anxiety disorder characterized by an abnormal, pervasive fear of experiencing pain or of witnessing pain in others.

algophobia

A morbid fear of pain.

algophobia

Psychiatry A morbid fear of pain. See Phobia.

al·go·pho·bi·a

(al'gō-fō'bē-ă)
Abnormal fear of or sensitivity to pain.
[algo- + G. phobos, fear]

al·go·pho·bi·a

(al'gō-fō'bē-ă)
Abnormal fear of pain.
[algo- + G. phobos, fear]